Stories tagged with: Muskingum County Animal Shelter

June 2, 2011 - 6:17pm
3 years 43 weeks ago

A local tire store is doing its part to help with the serious overcrowding issue at the Animal Shelter in Muskingum County .

City Tire Owner David Frame says he got the idea to help the shelter from his daughter who is an animal lover. They will be giving out 50 dollar gift certificates and free oil changes to those who come out and adopt a pet.

"We've adopted animals from the animal shelter and love them. We just adopted a cell dog that is just amazing and very well behaved...

December 8, 2010 - 5:46pm
4 years 16 weeks ago


One local middle school is making sure man's best friend and other animals are not forgotten this holiday season.

Grover Cleveland middle school art students are making Christmas tree ornaments to help raise money for the Muskingum County animal shelter. 100 percent of the donations this holiday season will go right back to the shelter.

"This is a way for the Grover Cleveland kids to say thank you for supporting the community in their way too," says Grover...

May 13, 2010 - 7:35pm
4 years 45 weeks ago

Thursday Miss Muskingum Valley held a wine tasting to benefit local animals.

Heidi Negron hosted the event at the Zanesville Country Club, with all proceeds going to the Muskingum County Animal Shelter.

Negron's platform in the pageant was animal rescue.

Besides a wine tasting there was also an auction. Items up for bid included the Zanesville and Philo Football teams donating a day to yard work at the winner's house, a bulldozer rental gift certificate, a furniture gift...

April 20, 2010 - 5:51pm
4 years 49 weeks ago

A little boy wanted something unusual for his birthday.

Instead of presents, nine-year-old Kyle Wilson wanted his friends to bring things to donate to the animal shelter.

" We know that the animal shelter is running low and they need more food," tells Kyle.

Kyle's mother, Erin, says he came up with the idea all by himself. She says Kyle loves animals and is such a warm-hearted boy she wasn't surprised when he decided to do this. The family has donated three...

January 31, 2010 - 6:58pm
5 years 8 weeks ago

People are bundling-up to go outside in this weather, but animals also need some extra insulation when the temperatures get below freezing.

The Executive Director of the Muskingum County Animal Shelter, Larry Hostetler, advises pet owners to make sure their animals are well-fed during the winter. Animals burn more calories during the winter months trying to keep warm, so make sure they have food and their water bowl did not freeze. Dogs and cats can also suffer from frostbite and the...

December 10, 2009 - 6:26pm
5 years 15 weeks ago


A puppy or kitten under the tree is always a Christmas favorite, but getting a pet is a commitment.

The Muskingum County Animal Shelter is filled with row after row of animals looking for homes. While pets are a popular gift for the holidays, some find themselves back in the shelter in the weeks after Christmas.

"We'll see a few come back, the biggest mistake I see people make is they come in and they have an idea of what they are looking for and that pet may not...

November 16, 2009 - 12:35pm
5 years 19 weeks ago

Local students are decorating bulb after bulb this holiday season to help support their four legged friends.

Grover Cleveland Middle School art student David Dillender says he loves his dog Smokey so he's glad to help out.


"We are making bulbs for the animal shelter," Dillender said.


The project is to raise money for the animal shelter during the Christmas season. Lynne Sprague a board member of the Muskingum County Animal Shelter says a lot of people...

November 8, 2009 - 8:20pm
5 years 20 weeks ago


Pets and their owners were all dolled up Sunday for their holiday photos.

This is the 16th year the Pictures Plus Studios in Dresden has taken holiday pet photos.  Half their proceeds are donated to the Muskingum County Animal Shelter. Last year raised around $800 for the animal shelter.

"Well today we probably had a good half a dozen or so, we are still early in the day, it is totally walk through so whenever they walk through the door we help them fill out...

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